Bears make final roster cuts

On the day the team needed to pare down the roster to 53 players, the Bears were busy. They traded for a CB, placed a DT on the reserve/suspended list and waived 21 others.

The Chicago Bears have acquired CB Sherrick McManis from the Houston Texans today in exchange for FB Tyler Clutts.

McManis has appeared in 23 games over two seasons with Houston after being selected by the Texans in the fifth round (144th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. The 6-1, 193-pound corner out of Northwestern had two tackles and one interception with the Texans. On special teams, McManis had 16 tackles, 11 kickoff returns for 230 yards (20.9 ypr) and a forced fumble.

The Bears waived the following players:

RB Armando Allen, Notre Dame
WR Joe Anderson, Texas Southern
T Cory Brandon, Oklahoma
CB Cornelius Brown, Texas El-Paso
T James Brown, Troy
WR Terriun Crump, Western Illinois
CB Isaiah Frey, Nevada
WR Brittan Golden, West Texas A&M
T A.J. Greene, Auburn
G Ricky Henery, Nebraska
S Mark Legree, Applachian State
CB Greg McCoy, TCU
DT Jordan Miller, Southern
TE Brandon Venson, Illinois State
DE Aston Whiteside, Abilene Christian
LB Jabara Williams, Stephen F. Austin

The Bears have terminated the contract of the following vested veteran:

LB Xavier Adibi
DE Chauncey Davis
WR Rashied Davis
QB Josh McCown
CB Jonathan Wilhite

The following player has been placed on the Reserve/Suspended List:

DT Nate Collins

The Bears roster now stands at 53 players.


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